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Up and coming Amateur Radio Rallies 2018

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7 OCTOBER 2018
45th WELSH RADIO RALLY
Rougemont School, Malpas Road, Newport,, South Wales NP20 6QB.
Doors open 10am and admittance is £2.50. There will be a Bring & Buy sale, catering, lectures/seminars, talk-in, RSGB bookstall, trade stands, special interest groups, and a prize draw/raffle. Lectures: Eric Edwards, GW8LJJ – Free Digital Voice on HF; Andrew Rushton, GW0UZK – Aerial Basics.
Contact Michael Rackham, GW4JKV on 01495 226 149 or rackhamone@aol.com

7 OCTOBER 2018
HACK GREEN BUNKER RALLY
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8AL.
This will be a sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares. Doors open 10am, there will be refreshments available onsite. Contact 01270 623 353, coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk [www.hackgreen.co.uk].

11-14 OCTOBER 2018
MICROWAVE UPDATE 2018
Holiday Inn Dayton, Fairborn, Ohio (near Dayton), USA.
An international conference dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction, and operation. Hosted by The Midwest VHF/UHF Society, go to www.microwaveupdate.org/ for more information.

12-14 OCTOBER 2018
RSGB CONVENTION
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ.
The Convention programme of lectures for all interests will be available on the website. Principal sponsor Martin Lynch & Sons. [www.rsgbevents.org].

14 OCTOBER 2018
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
The Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ.
Doors open 10am, admission £2, under 14 free. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy run by the Hornsea ARC and RSGB book stall. Hot and cold food available in the café. Les, 2E0LBJ, 01377 252 393, lbjpinkney1@hotmail.co.uk [www.hornseaarc.co.uk].

14 OCTOBER 2018
HOLSWORTHY RADIO RALLY 2018
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6JD.
There will be traders, a Bring & Buy and catering. The venue also has disabled access. Doors open at 10am. Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com [www.qsl.net/m0omc/holsrally.html].

20 OCTOBER 2018
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB RALLY
Downshire Secondary School, Downshire Road, Carrickfergus.
Doors open at 12 noon – all welcome. For more details, please contact Liz Forde, MI6GHA, Club Secretary, elizabethforde64@yahoo.com

21 OCTOBER 2018
GALASHIELS RADIO RALLY
Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels TD13JX
Doors open at 11.15am with disabled visitors gaining access at 11am. There will be traders a Bring & Buy and refreshments available on site. Admission is £2.50.

27 OCTOBER 2018
ESSEX CW ARC CW BOOT CAMP
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE.
Doors open at 8.30am for registration and the event runs from 9am to 4.30pm. Parking is free. Entry £10 with free sausage rolls, drinks, cakes. Contact Andy, G0IBN 0745 342 6087 g0ibn1@yahoo.com

3 NOVEMBER 2018
VERON Ham Radio Convention (Dag voor de RadioAmateur 2018)
IJsselhallen, Rieteweg 4, 8011 AB, Zwolle, Netherlands
9.30am to 5pm, €9.00 entry fee, free to Under 16s. Tickets available on the door from 9am. On-site Car Parking €5.00. The organising committee of the Dutch Radio Society (VERON) created an attractive programme. Besides the official part, the ‘Radio Amateur of 2017’ will be announced, and several lectures will be given. There will be a homebrew exhibition, demonstrations and measuring facilities, the AMRATO (Amateur radio equipment sales), and the VERON Components market (flea market). Several commissions, working groups & associated societies are also presenting, and there will be a Youth Zone to inform youngsters about techniques and the many aspects of our hobby.


4 NOVEMBER 2018
BUSHVALLEY ARC ANNUAL RADIO RALLY
United Services Club, 8 Roe Mill Road, Limavady, Co Londonderry BT49 9DF.
Doors open from 11am to 4pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 10.50am. Admittance is £3. There will be an auction, trade stands, a Bring & Buy, RSGB Book Stall and Special Interest Groups. A Talk-In station will be on the air. Catering is available on site. Contact Jason Smyth, MI3UIW, 07793 314 313, jason.smyth@pepsico.com.

17 NOVEMBER 2018
RADARS TRADITIONAL RADIO RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.30am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Bring & Buy as well as commercial traders and amateur radio sellers. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Robert, M0NVQ, m0nvq@outlook.com, 0777 811 3333.

18 NOVEMBER 2018
41st CATS RADIO & ELECTRONICS BAZAAR
Oasis Academy, Homefield Rd, Coulsdon CR5 1ES.
Free car parking, doors open 10am, admission £1.50. Trade stands, special interest groups, refreshments. Andy Briers, G0KZT, 0772 986 6600. [

18 NOVEMBER 2018
PLYMOUTH RADIO RALLY
Harewood House, Church Rd, Plympton PL7 1NH
Doors open at 10.30am, £2 entrance fee. David Beck, d.beck123@outlook.com [www.plymouthamateurradioclub.btck.co.uk].

25 NOVEMBER 2018
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB RALLY
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, Co Durham, DL16 6DB.
This venue is ideally suited for both trader and disabled as it boasts good parking and access to a large ground floor hall. Doors open at 10.30am, 10.15am for disabled visitors. Admission is £2, accompanied under-14s free. There will be the usual radio, computer, electronics and bring and buy stalls as well as catering and bar facilities. Talk-in on S22. Contact John, G4LRG, 01388 606 396 or check website at www.barac.org.uk

1 DECEMBER 2018
SOUTH LANCASHIRE ARC WINTER RALLY
Bickershaw Village Community Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE.
Attractions include trade stands, a Bring & Buy, special interest groups, car parking, disabled facilities, catering and a licensed bar. Admission is £2.50 and the doors open at 9am (traders – limited number of pitches – venue opens 7.30am). Jason, G0IZR, 01942 735 828.

Source: RSGB

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